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    News of the North

    Friday, August 12th, 2022 - 17 minutes

    Organizations in Alaska have gotten creative in trying to help voters understand how to cast their ballot in the state's first ranked voting election on Aug. 16.

    Fishing in the 76th Golden North Salmon Derby gets underway Today.

    A federal court ruling this week has thrown into doubt the future of a valuable commercial salmon fishery in Southeast Alaska.

    The Juneau Board of Education has completed its annual evaluation of JSD Superintendent Dr. Bridget Weiss.

    Skagway Police Chief Jerry Reddick has announced the arrest of an Arizona man for allegedly attempting to import drugs into Alaska.

    Job openings in the state are at an all time high.

    Investigative journalism outlet Project Veritas has released a video claiming to show staffers from Sen. Lisa Murkowski's office revealing her tacit support of ranked-choice voting.

    The Alaska Legislature is contemplating new advice and policies regarding social media use to cover its 60 members.

    The CDC is easing COVID guidelines - saying the virus is "here to stay".

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